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Thursday August 3,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox7BoxLynn McGlothenRon Klimkowski(none)
California Angels2Chicago White Sox4BoxWilbur WoodAndy Messersmith(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Cleveland Indians4BoxTom HilgendorfMike CuellarPhil Hennigan
Milwaukee Brewers6Detroit Tigers3BoxJim ColbornFred Holdsworth(none)
Minnesota Twins9Texas Rangers1BoxJim PerryDick Bosman(none)
San Diego Padres6Atlanta Braves5BoxMike CorkinsCecil UpshawGary Ross
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTommy JohnFrank Reberger(none)
Chicago Cubs1Montreal Expos2BoxMike MarshallJack Aker(none)
Chicago Cubs3Montreal Expos0BoxBill HandsCarl Morton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4New York Mets1BoxBarry LerschGary GentryMac Scarce
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxSteve BlassRick WiseRamon Hernandez

Standings as of 1972-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Detroit Tigers985543.561--3443202427-2128-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium583127.534
248Baltimore Orioles985345.5412.03392746528-2125-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium562729.482
3612New York Yankees964947.5105.03513064519-3030-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I593029.508
4713Boston Red Sox974948.5055.5410425-1519-3030-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park583622.621
5917Cleveland Indians984553.45910.0293327-3417-3328-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium582731.466
61121Milwaukee Brewers984058.40815.0309380-7117-3323-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium582533.431
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics996138.616--39129110031-1830-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum563224.571
225Chicago White Sox985543.5615.53653531216-3039-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park563224.571
3511Minnesota Twins954946.51610.0343335823-2926-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium592831.475
4815Kansas City Royals974651.47414.03693482118-3128-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium573027.526
51020California Angels994455.44417.0309381-7217-3127-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium563125.554
61223Texas Rangers994059.40421.0308391-8316-3124-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium551441.255
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates986137.622--44834010829-1932-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium573522.614
247New York Mets975344.5467.5319344-2526-2127-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium593029.508
3610Chicago Cubs1025349.52010.04303537723-3130-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field533221.604
4714St. Louis Cardinals974849.49512.5370382-1224-2724-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II592732.458
5918Montreal Expos964452.45816.0306376-7021-2923-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park602634.433
61224Philadelphia Phillies993762.37424.5313405-9218-2919-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium572235.386
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds965838.604--4373419636-1422-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium583721.638
236Houston Astros1005545.5505.04694165328-2027-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome532924.547
359Los Angeles Dodgers985147.5208.03653461926-2425-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium573423.596
4816Atlanta Braves1014754.46513.5402462-6022-3024-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium532330.434
51019San Francisco Giants1014556.44615.5421430-927-2418-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park542430.444
61122San Diego Padres994059.40419.5324409-8523-2117-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium541836.333